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From adūlor +‎ -tiō.


adūlātiō f (genitive adūlātiōnis); third declension

  1. fawning
  2. flattery
  3. adulation


Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative adūlātiō adūlātiōnēs
Genitive adūlātiōnis adūlātiōnum
Dative adūlātiōnī adūlātiōnibus
Accusative adūlātiōnem adūlātiōnēs
Ablative adūlātiōne adūlātiōnibus
Vocative adūlātiō adūlātiōnēs



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